We’ve been quietly shortlisting and selecting items for the house ever since we started this process. I remember looking at dining tables in the Boxing Day sales in 2016! Most furniture stores are happy to offer up to a 6 month hold on items so we knew we wanted to take advantage of the mid… Read More EOFY Sales!
No one tells you when you start building a 2 storey home that the most frequent phrase you will hear is “scaffold adjustment”. It’s like a punctuation mark, every time something happens it requires a scaffold adjustment afterwards before we can move on. After a hectic week where I didn’t get a chance to talk… Read More Week 15: Goodbye Scaffold
We had our first real rain delays this week, with almost constant rain on Tuesday and Wednesday, along with more showers for the rest of the week. We still saw enough progress for our cladding and eaves to go up, our bricks got their acid wash and our balcony posts went in and were stained.… Read More Week 14: More Exterior Progress
We skipped last week’s visit due to me having a cold and knowing the only work done was a scaffold adjustment and gutters. We had a slight delay due to the scaffold adjustment being wrong but our roofers made it up and put on entire roof in just 1 day this week. We picked Colorbond… Read More Week 13: R&R (Roof & Render)
Ka-ching…that’s the sound of an invoice arriving in my inbox on a Friday afternoon! Our SS expected the bricks to be finished this week and sure enough the brick crew delivered. In total it’s taken 5 weeks for our bricks to be completed including the scaffold being put up. It was a flying visit this… Read More Week 11: Bricks Completed
Our new SS has kept everything moving along without a pause which is great. Our scaffolding went up this week ready for our second storey bricks to be started next week. We also got our 2nd brick delivery. Now we just need our brick crew back, they’re due back on site mid next week at… Read More Week 10: Scaffolding
Got an email this morning to say we had been assigned a new Site Supervisor. Our old one has resigned which I was a little sad about because even though we didn’t always hear from him, everything was moving steadily and seemed on target. Our new SS has everything under control though and is across… Read More New Week New SS